Dr. Lawrence Broder of Beleza Med Spa began his 16-year career in surgery and primary care, but has shifted his dedication to medical aesthetics, helping people reshape their bodies and evade signs of aging. He continues to build on his surgical knowledge with coursework and bihourly games of Operation, and has slimmed more than 500 physiques with laser-driven SmartLipo and smoothed hundreds of complexions with DOT (dermal optical thermolysis) resurfacing treatments. Dr. Broder supervises each of Beleza's locations, ensuring that every confidence-boosting injection, augmentation, lift, and peel is done with expertise and professionalism.
The Lash Lounge's founder Anna Phillips—an advanced certified eyelash extension trainer—once traveled the nation, imparting the art of semipermanent eyelash application to scores of fellow lash artists. Now, at all of Lash Lounge's locations, Anna and her team work to ensure that every guest returns to their day-to-day activities batting fuller, darker lashes. They meticulously apply each synthetic strand to a natural lash with medical-grade glue, imbuing peepers with a customized, natural look that can last up to two months with proper care. Applying lashes of varying lengths, thicknesses, and degrees of curl, they have earned the praise of publications including Allure magazine and Women's Wear Daily.
The Lash Lounge also strives to eliminate lengthy daily makeup applications with permanent makeup services. After a complimentary consultation, Anna and her staff of licensed aestheticians and permanent-makeup artists precisely apply permanent eyeliner, lip color, or third eyebrows. For those who prefer makeup that washes off, she has concocted her own line of mineral cosmetics, brushes, and primers.
The board-certified laser technicians at Body Tonic Medical Spa beautify their clients with services that incorporate both traditional and high-tech methods. Before you visit, feel free to call up Body Tonic to find a treatment that would work best for you. If you typically get nervous and sweaty during underwater job interviews, ensure that your makeup doesn't wash away by getting a permanent-makeup treatment. Alternatively, a trained specialist can use a laser to renew skin, whether you want to remove unwanted tattoos, hair, sun spots, or wrinkles. The team can also give definition and a youthful feel to the complexion with injectable fillers.
The technicians at Studio Bella Spa work to preserve clients' beauty longer than a cat's nine lives. Working diligently, the specially trained staffers work to accentuate the arches of eyebrows, the blushes of lips, or even the hues of beauty marks with permanent makeup. The spa's organic teeth-whitening and spray-tanning sessions produce brilliant-white smiles and golden physiques. Meanwhile, microdermabrasion treatments restore and rejuvenate the skin's surface by exfoliating dead skin cells and encouraging cell turnover for brighter, more even skin.
For stylist Nanci Griffin, color is a passion. At Maison de Beaute, she combines her enthusiasm with training and years of experience to transform ‘dos with color, styling, and texturizing treatments, which can be preceded by a complimentary consultation. Her cuts for men and women can be finished in an hour or less, and 15-minute bang trims are performed free of charge.
Though many salons tout themselves as eco-friendly, Keep Austin Gorgeous, a certified-organic boutique, backs that claim up with a fleet of organic products and a marked absence of parabens, formaldehyde, and ingredients tested on animals. At the center of this whirlwind of natural beauty stands founder Brizy Tait, who wields the earth-embracing products as she readies local celebrities, such as reggaeton singers Angel y Khriz, for gigs and television appearances.
Tait’s staff shares in the dedication to healthy beauty products. The mane masters and aestheticians use items from 100% Pure Cosmetics, Kevin Murphy, and Xtreme Lashes during appointments and dole out advice in their Green Girl Guide on swapping out chemical-laden makeup for nourishing cosmetics.